UAS Student Housing - Summer 2023 Guest Services Assistant

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  • Job Number:523949
  • Classification:Resident Advisor/Assistant
  • Grade:Student Assistant 2
  • Work type:On Campus, Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
  • School/Business unit:UAS Dean of Students & Campus Life
  • Location:Juneau
  • Categories: Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

UAS Student Housing is hiring Guest Service Assistant's for the Summer 2022 academic semester. Guest Service Assistant (GSA) is a live-in paraprofessional staff member that serves as a positive leader and peer role model within the Housing and greater campus community. This position is expected to be placed within the main housing complex. Being an GSA is a great way to improve your marketable skills for future employment, such as those pertaining to public speaking, customer service, conflict mediation, critical thinking and problem-solving, time management, and administrative ability. This position’s benefits include provided housing at no cost and 40 weekly hours for administrative tasks.. Review of applications will begin March 15th, 2023. This position’s benefits include provided housing at no cost and hourly wages beginning at $11.34 with 40-hour work weeks guaranteed during the employment period.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a staff team
  • Demonstrated leadership and/or peer helping skills
  • Preference given to candidates with experience living in communal environments and/or university leadership involvement
Typical Experience:

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • UA student enrolled full-time, 12 credit hours throughout employment duration.
  • Maintains a 2.5 cumulative GPA throughout employment period.


  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in customer service-oriented positions or helping roles.
  • Ability to work as a member of a staff team. 
  • Demonstrated leadership and/or peer assistance skills. 
  • Demonstrated dependability and problem-solving skills. 
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience living in communal environments and/or university leadership involvement. 
Required Education or Training:

Must have current student status for Fall 2023 semester with at least 6 credits. Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA is required at time of application and throughout employment
Preference given to candidates with a 2.5 cumulative GPA
Must be in good conduct standing with UAS Student Housing

Training is provided to all student staff of Student Housing. This training includes; participation in new student employee orientation facilitated by campus partners in Career Service and Human Resources, paid training periods prior to the beginning of each academic semester, continued training through weekly one-on-one meetings with direct supervisors, weekly staff meetings which may include in-service training.

Salary Information:

This is a full-time, 4 month, non-exempt student position. New hires will be placed at Student Assistant 2, Step 1, based on education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.

The review process for applications will be begin on March 15, 2023, this is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year. 

Must have a valid drivers license.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Janna Machalek, UAS HR Coordinator, at or (907) 796-6273.


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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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